Born Dec. 14, 1919, in Kennett, son of the late William Henry Trobaugh and Nola Ann Chapman Trobaugh, he was Merchant Marine in WWII, and worked in the garment industry in St. Louis, Mo. He owned the Betty and Bob Flowers in Granite City, Ill., and ran a fishing lake in Kennett. He was a member of the Friendship Baptist Church in Kennett
On Jan. 3, 1990, in Kennett, he married Nadine Bowman.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Betty Rozelle Wells Trobaugh; sons, Gary Trobaugh, Robert Wells Trobaugh and Jack Cloud; five sisters, May, Zella, Effie Lee, Mammie and Delphie Pauleen, and five brothers, Jim, Rolland, Russel, Tom and Charlie.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon, Friday, Dec. 17, at Landess Funeral Home Chapel in Malden.
Funeral services will be held at noon, Friday, Dec. 17, at Landess Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. James Hamlett officiating.
Burial will follow in the Sunset Hill Cemetery at Glen Carbon, Ill.